Best of the Blogosphere

BOTB 1.17.14

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Y’all. Best of the Blogosphere is back! I’m excited to be starting up this series again now that we’ve all recovered from the holidays and are back in DIY mode. Amanda and I hunt down these ideas from all over the internet, and bring the best of what we spy to you in this bimonthly series. Here are our latest finds sure to inspire you!  

Pipes plus wood equals impressive industrial open shelving with supplies from Lowes, read the how to over at The DIY Showoff.

diy industrial pipe shelving

   

A brick wall is transformed with planks and gray stain into a striking modern focal point fireplace – full step by step over at Design*Sponge.

gray plank fireplace makeover

      

We can’t help falling in love with this two tone midcentury dresser built from scratch at Makely Home for Girls.

diy two tone midcentury dresser

        

We love a great IKEA hack, this rustic farmhouse table was constructed by East Coast Creative with two IKEA Ingo tables as a base, distressed and stained, and now it’s a unique piece worthy of praise.

diy farmhouse table

      

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BOTB 11.22.13

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Hello hello and welcome to the weekend! We will be busy getting the house ready for family arriving next week, and I’ll be adding some holiday touches to the house (I can never wait until after Thanksgiving…) Today is another round of ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ and Amanda and I rounded up some favorites, enjoy!

It’s amazing what a little bit of print can do for an alcove, take a cue from Cassie at Hi Sugarplum and add some wrapping paper to your nook or niche. 

wallpaper hisugarplum

 

Julia at Hooked on Houses featured a fab bathroom renovation this week, the new flooring and wainscot is fresh and contemporary.

bathroom renovation

 

Read Linda’s story of building this built in wall unit at Home is Where My Heart Is.

bookcases lindahomeiswheremyheartis

 

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